Loode oak stand study trail (2.8 km)

The oak belonging to the oldest generation of the Loode oak stand, dedicated to the linguist Johannes Aavik, was measured to be 450-500 years old in October 2000. The oldest generation of the oak stand is presumably formed of trees that remained from the shipbuilding campaign initiated by Peter I.
Phone +372 454 6880
Type of objectStudy trail
Parking facilitiesThe start of the trail is accessible by any means of transport. Parking for 2-3 buses or 10 cars.
AmenitiesInformation boards in the beginning of the trail and on the trail
Hiking options yes
SightsSeveral rare species grow in the oak stand. 14 orchid species have been found there.
Additional information Before going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam), rules of conduct and waste-sorting policy
LocationNasva village, Saaremaa municipality 
Object no 6 on recreation area map
Driving directionsDrive along Kuressaare–Sääre road, 2 km from Kuressaare. The start of the trail is at Loode Tammiku parking area.   
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.238457
longitude: 22.439439
L-EST 97 x: 6456635 y: 408908